Physics Teacher Develops Unit About Racism, White Privilege, Social Justice

Susan Berry, Breitbart, February 16, 2015

A high school physics teacher is encouraging other teachers to use a unit he has prepared for his students about institutional racism, privilege, and social justice.

John Burk, a physics and math teacher in Delaware, wrote at his blog that he met physics teacher Moses Rifkin of University Prep in Seattle at a People of Color Conference.

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As reported at Missouri Education Watchdog, in a series of guest posts for Burk’s blog “Quantum Progress,” Rifkin writes that he felt “jealous of my colleagues in English and History who got to talk every day in class about society and how it worked and how to be moral and caring and kind.”

Rifkin explains he is “stuck” because he is teaching at a private school, where his “students weren’t learning about their own privilege (academic and, in many cases, economic and racial).”

The physics teacher, however, says he has “found a way to introduce my students to the ideas of racial and gender privilege, to the idea that our society is far from a meritocracy, and to broaden their conception of who (racially, gender-wise, etc.) does science to include a much broader slice of society.”

“As science teachers, we have to take an active role in undoing the bias in our society,” Rifkin encourages. “Don’t be afraid to try, and don’t wait until you know exactly what to do.”

Rifkin’s six-day curriculum focuses on the central question of why there are few black physicists. Prior to the start of the class project, Rifkin assigns “pre-project homework,” which amounts to, he asserts, an “anonymous pre-evaluation so that I can get a sense of the class’ beliefs.”

Statements on the “pre-evaluation”–to which students are asked to respond either “Believe” or “Do Not Believe”–include:

  • Offering scholarships for racial minorities is an example of racism.
  • American society fits my definition of racist.
  • When racial minorities say racism is present and I don’t see it, they’re likely playing the race card.
  • People who are born white tend to have an [sic] set of advantages over those born black.
  • I have consistently benefited from unearned privilege in my life.

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In his second blog post, Rifkin explains that once his physics students discuss their findings, his goal is to “help them see that the myth of meritocracy leads us to attribute characteristics to groups (‘maybe black students are less motivated to do well’). . . . We end up ascribing qualities to groups for reasons that are beyond their control.”

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Another reading Rifkin assigns in his physics class is Peggy McIntosh’s “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack.” He also recommends that his students listen to the song “White Privilege” by “Seattle’s second-most famous rapper, Macklemore,” for further scientific study.

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  • WR_the_realist

    So parents are spending big bucks sending their children to a private school so the physics teacher can indoctrinate them into hating their own race and humiliate them for being white, which in most schools is a job done by the social studies teacher. Will the parent have the guts to demand he be fired? I doubt it.

    • WhiteGuyInJapan

      “Will the parent have the guts to demand he be fired? I doubt it.”

      I’ll lay money down that an Asian parent will complain before any of the guilt-ridden whites.

      • Speedy Steve

        Asian parents will simply keep their heads down and quietly steer their pupils away from the bull$#!+ teachers. But this is happening in Delaware, the home of Delaware State University — a seriously dubious institution of higher learning. Ans when I saw the name Moses Rifkin, the first thought to cross my mind was “extremely guilty.”

        dailystormer[dot]com/teacher-creates-curriculum-about-institutionalized-racism-white-privilege-and-social-justice-for-his-physics-class/

        • WhiteGuyInJapan

          Or Asian parents will steer their kids to other, better schools altogether. If they have no choice or are rejected because of racial quotas (as happened in San Francisco), you’ll hear them protesting. No white guilt there.

    • APaige

      It would be easier and more appropriate to just teach and explain the contributions of Sub-Saharan Blacks to the study of Physics…well…yes just play the White rapper song.

    • Anon

      I’m not sure I want them to.

      Knowledge is power. Other white people refuse to acknowledge that we are a people with responsibility to each other. So much for cooperation among mine and theirs.

      Those indoctrinated into lies have a mushy, unreliable foundation any time they try to do anything except what they are told.

      Maybe I am now of a mind that my descendents should tell their descendents what to do. If they weren’t weak minded, maybe they could stop me. Instead, I think, my children will lord over them like kings…..and that is perfectly right and just.

      They literally had their chance. The past 5000 years of human history, knowledge has been jealously horded and used to enslave others. Today, the most powerful knowledge is still hoarded by various secret societies (some not so secret….Skull and Bones…cough, cough). Those who know, rule over us. Despite widespread discontent, they STILL tell others what to do with little or no resistance. That’s power. REAL power.

      But large chunks of knowledge are easily accessible by anyone. A collective yawn, followed by a 50 hour marathon of SpongeBob Squarepants on TV is the response. If I say anything, people give me the finger.

      Yes…their descendents will make fine slaves, I think.

    • What does this have to do with Physics?

      Now if the guy is a TRUE physicist, with at least a non-affirmative-action BS or MS in Physics, he has mental capacity. Maybe he can be cured.

      Maybe someone sends him a link to lagriffedulion [dot] f2s [dot] com or some review paper on race and IQ, of which I posted many when discussing the truth of Nobel winner Watson’s statements.

      Not sure if any of Shockley’s statements and works are still complelling today.

    • John Wilson

      I have a question for the anti-White academics:

      – African-American studies celebrates blacks.

      – Asian-American studies celebrates asians.

      – Chicano studies celebrates hispanics.

      – Whiteness studies denies that White people even EXIST, and that these White people (who don’t exist) have unearned “White privilege” and that embracing their own White geNOcide is good and moral.

      Here is my question:
      Who do you think you are kidding anti-Whites?

      Anti-racist is a code for anti-White

  • D.B. Cooper

    According to “Greatschools .org”, it’s 70% white, 12% Asian, and 5% black.
    I’m guessing next year will be 67% white, 13% Asian, and 6% black.
    You’ve seen this movie 100 times.

    • Truthseeker

      All these guilty Whites will feel a little less guilty the more Blacks they’re exposed to.

      • Sakhal Nakhash

        Worked for me.
        Greetings from Los Angeles.

  • David Ashton

    Deja vu. Nothing like an idea whose time has gone.

  • What, were too many NAMs failing physics such that Teacher Crazy here had to turn physical into another social justice brainwashing fest?

    • Sick of it

      In a word – Yes.

  • Rhialto

    This is another example of Liberals being crazy in addition to being evil.

    • david dorian

      I would say here again is an example of being EVIL in addition to crazy.

  • libertarian1234

    I had to quit reading the article, because it’s another of those screwy pronouncements by a nut case who has lost touch with reality.

    Anybody who thinks blacks don’t fail due to incompetence and that whites can cut it because of privilege just isn’t playing with a full deck and needs to be banned from ever teaching again.

    The man is a bona fide nut job.

    • LHathaway

      I think everything he’s saying is absolutely true but it is whites who are being devalued and dehumanized. Even their phony made up stories, even their worst fantasies, can’t live up to the reality whites face in this nation.

      I will say one thing about this training course given by Mr. Burk in delaware. . . The city of Seattle is an exceptional environment compared to the rest of the USA. It is almost an inversion of everyplace else in America.

      • Rhialto

        True! Telling a non-wealthy, White male that he is “privileged” is adding insult to injury. The younger the White male the more unprivileged he is.

        The societal imposed discrimination against White males is all encompassing. One example is that White men must compete with the best talent from the rest of the world for those jobs not reserved for Diversityites.

        • LHathaway

          Discrimination against white men doesn’t normally exist in a vacuum. They blame white men for discrimination while nakedly discriminating against them. In fact, doesn’t every tiny creature on this earth suffer because of white men and their neglect? According to their narrative, white men are cause of all evil in the past and for evil’s continuation in the present. We are not just discriminating against white men, birth to death.

        • Sick of it

          Congratulations, you’ve discovered one of the chips on my shoulder. Doors should not be closed to capable people so morons can have a job.

    • TruthBeTold

      These ‘white privilege’ fanatics are popping up everywhere. Their training camps have been exposed so I think they’re going all out.

      • SentryattheGate

        Their training camps are the College of Education at universities, training them in “anti-racist” education and white “priviledge”. Political correctness and “social justice” trump reality and truth!

    • Sick of it

      The funny thing is that that would require most teachers to be banned from teaching.

  • DaveMed

    “As science teachers, we have to take an active role in undoing the bias in our society,” Rifkin encourages.
    _______________________________________________________

    Poppycock.

    One of my mentors, an EM doctor, pulled me aside the first day of our rotation and said (paraphrasing from memory), “Forget everything you’ve ever heard about ‘stereotyping’ and ‘bias’ being bad words. From now on, I want you to train yourself to start evaluating people and applying concepts of probability the moment they walk through the door.”

    Science and racial awareness are entirely compatible. The latter is based on the former.

    • Charles Martel

      I actually worked with a black doctor that malpracticed himself to death, but I still have not meet a black as smart as seen on TV.

      • SentryattheGate

        From what I’ve seen, blacks needing a lawyer or a surgeon want a white one! They’ve seen the difference in intelligence and competency in school and in society!

        • Well, Michael Jackson wanted a black doctor. (Smirk!)

        • Charles Martel

          Now you can end up in jail longer for downloading a Michal Jackson song than the doctor that killed him served

        • meanqueen

          All the black criminals want a Jewish lawyer. So do the white supremacists, come to think of it! Gotta have the best, no matter what your beliefs!

  • Truthseeker

    -Offering scholarships for racial minorities is an example of racism.
    -American society fits my definition of racist.
    -When racial minorities say racism is present and I don’t see it, they’re likely playing the race card.

    Once again, they frame the discussion around a word with no meaning: “Racist.” There’s no precise definition of this word, but we all know it’s wicked and evil and we don’t want to be it. Since anyone can define this word according to their agenda, nothing concrete can be gained from discussing issues on these terms.

    • Reynardine

      Isn’t physics observation-based?

      -When racial minorities say racism is present and I don’t see it, they’re likely playing the race card.

      Is science just like:

      -When conspiracy theorists say UFO’s are present and I don’t see it, they’re likely playing the cover-up card.

      Is science.

      If I can’t detect it, it’s not there.

      • Sick of it

        If the guy is teaching social justice, you can bet on science not showing up in the classroom.

    • (Raises hand) “Mr. Rifkin, I’m a racist. It seems quite sensible to me. When I graduate, I want to become a stock broker or a banker and cheat brown people.”

  • superlloyd

    Rifkin’s six-day curriculum focuses on the central question of why there are few black physicists.

    Jeez, I can tell him in half a second – IQ, dumbo.

    • We stole all the physics when we took over Africa, after which white males wrote the Second Law of Thermodynamics, which prohibits people from generating as much power as they want for free and with no effort. Of course this disproportionately affects homosexuals, vegetarians, and lesbian Communist women of color in the Third World – especially the handicapped.

      Go cry me a river, Mr. Rifkin, or write to President Oogabooga demanding that this unfair law be repealed.

  • Gunter Mabuse

    I would guess that this man has hit the right audience. Physics requires, at the very least, a decent understanding of trigonometry and analytical geometry (those were the names of the courses at my high school back in the ’80’s, at least). Few browns or blacks in those classes. He has a captive audience of whites–a veritable “whites only” class. I would venture that nearly all physics classes in the nation have virtually no minorities in them (unless you count Asians, I guess I sort of left them out–then again, how do you explain Asian success in higher level mathematics while arguing White Privilege?). You can fake the lower levels of mathematics to a certain degree, i.e. Common Core, but when it comes time to apply them, you can’t fake it.

    • LexiconD1

      My son is in high school, it’s still the same. Nothing changed.

    • TruthBeTold

      Maybe you’re a cynic but I expect to see the Grand Unified Theory solved by the end of the decade.

    • Diana Moon Glampers

      They now have changed “white privilege” to “light skin privilege” to account for Asian success.

      • Gunter Mabuse

        Ah. They must, then, include light complected blacks in the analysis? No? I imagine that they then fall back on the old “tragic mulatto” meme to explain why light complected blacks–when they succeed–are not the beneficiaries of “light skin privilege.”

  • Easyrhino

    This dunce should practice what he preaches and quit his cushy private school job and go teach his philosophy to kids at a public inner-city school.

    Guarantee after three months of the above he’ll be posting here on AMREN.

    • meanqueen

      Or in the looney bin. Remember that not everyone can handle the truth.

  • I’ll bet the only physics this clown ever took was Ex-Lax.

  • Conrad

    I got my white privilege the old fashioned way, I worked for it.

  • JohnEngelman

    Rifkin explains he is “stuck” because he is teaching at a private school, where his “students weren’t learning about their own privilege (academic and, in many cases, economic and racial).”

    – Susan Berry, Breitbart, February 16, 2015

    No one is keeping him from transferring to an inner city public school with a large black population. I doubt many of those students could learn much about physics. He would learn why they can’t.

    • Charles Martel

      I hear teach for America is hiring.

    • bilderbuster

      He knows why but improving the lives of Blacks isn’t on his agenda. His agenda is to damage Whites and I’m sure he does what he does gleefully.

      • JohnEngelman

        A person can not claim to understand another person’s viewpoint unless that person can explain it in ways the other person will agree with. White liberals do not want to “damage whites.” They are genuinely concerned with the wellbeing of non Asian minorities. They often idealize those NAM’s, and refuse to accept their deficiencies, but they are motivated by compassion.

        • They do want do “damage” whites.

          • JohnEngelman

            Those who claim that they are are projecting their own animosities on to them. They are genuinely motivated by compassion for the poor, who are more frequently than not, non Asian minorities.

          • meanqueen

            I believe white liberals started out as you describe, but in the process of getting down and dirty with lowly minorities, white liberals began to adopt the white hatred of their pet minorities. It is a way of ingratiating themselves with those they think they are helping. It’s typical of weak minds to lose focus and fall in with the crowd.

          • BlueSonicStreak

            THANK YOU John, you get it. Although so does meanqueen, and there is also the fact that white liberals generally consider some damage to whites a necessary and acceptable loss to level the playing field.

            It’s not solely about malicious hatred of whites; there is a concept here that whites “deserve” or can “take” some damage to help uplift non-whites. It’s a sacrifice.

  • Chip Carver

    Mr. Rifkin, another agent posing as something else, in order to infiltrate and destroy. In this case, he works as a humble teacher. Reminds me of Tim Wise, the humble, honest “white” who trudges from town to town, just trying to do the right thing as he lectures “everyone else” about “white privilege”. Darn white guys.

  • LHathaway

    So, in Mackelmore’s ‘White Privilege’ rap video. . . he’s mostly angry because White rappers and hangers on are profiting from the black man’s rap invention and street cred. Then he switches to rock n roll saying ‘you probably think Elvis invented rock n roll’. Since blacks have invented everything, I can see why they’d be angry about this cultural appropriation. They’re probably angry when we breathe.

    If they’re truly upset about all these false assumptions, this complaining being done by whites and this horrid stereotyping they do (that just comes from every corner of society and is brazenly spoken out loud everywhere), there’s only one thing to do, end affirmative action.

  • Frank Pucillo

    Someday we will rid our society of the bias against whites.

    • From your lips to God’s ears. Amen.

    • Sick of it

      That will only be possible through the creation of a new society.

  • Frank Pucillo

    People who are born white tend to have an [sic] set of advantages over those born black……………..yes and dogs that are born Greyhounds have an advantage over basset hounds in a race.

  • Capn Dad

    What a load of BS…….my kid wouldn’t be in that class.

  • IstvanIN

    If I was paying tuition I would want him fired for failure to teach physics. Physics should be about calculating foot-pounds and BTUs and that sort of stuff, not social “justice.

    • Charles Martel

      It will be easier to find dark matter than dark physicists.

    • John Smith

      I believe I read that his school charges $30,000/annum in tuition.

  • Tony Murphy

    The minute I saw the headline I knew the ethnicity of the Professor. Just like when I see a headline reporting gunfire and mayhem at a McDonalds. Just different ethnicities.

  • De Doc

    [Another reading Rifkin assigns in his physics class is Peggy McIntosh’s “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack.” He also recommends that his students listen to the song “White Privilege” by “Seattle’s second-most famous rapper, Macklemore,” for further scientific study.]

    For ‘further scientific study’? You’ve got to be friggin’ kidding me!

    • Reynardine

      I am sad the summary missed out on this gem:

      On Day 3 of the six-day white privilege physics curriculum, Rifkin
      tells students to listen to a song by Macklemore, the rapper, called “White Privilege,” according to Missouri Education Watchdog.

      “Hip-hop is not just memorizing words,” the white,
      certainly-never-poor rapper instructs in the song. “It’s rooted in
      authenticity something you literally can’t learn.”

  • Reynardine

    Moses Rifkin:

    Moses, as in Old Testament Hebrew Leader.

    Rifkin: Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female
    personal name Rifke (from the Hebrew name Rivka; see
    Rebecca), with the addition of the Slavic metronymic suffix
    -in.

    Wonder no more my friends, case closed.

    • Sick of it

      Moses would spit on trash like him.

      • Reynardine

        The Bible describes the depravity of the Hebrew over and over again.

        It’s their very soul, and not even the sacrifice of their God can redeem them.

        • Alexandra1973

          Nah, just says they’re a “stiff-necked people.”

          Jesus’ sacrifice can redeem anyone. The first Christians were Jews.

          • Julius Caesar

            And any Jew should have in turn converted to Christianity after Christ’s resurrection (or soon thereafter). If they didn’t convert, then that can only mean they are the ones referred to in Revelation 3:9.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    “Why, percentage-wise, are there dramatically fewer black physicists than black Americans?

    Because comprehending physics and the advanced mathematics it takes to understand it takes an IQ above 130 and average black IQ is 80.

    Physics cannot be dumbed down.

    Maybe rifkin should discuss black privilege in the NBA and why it is 85% black.

    I swear, if that were my White kid, who has and IS studying physics, there would be HELL to pay.

    • TruthBeTold

      I would have thought physics was exempt from political correctness but their ability to corrupt anything is without limits.

      • Rifkin hasn’t corrupted science; he has merely turned physics into another nonsense sociology class.

    • Who Me?

      Two words: home school.

  • ejXinMI

    Ridiculous mumbo-jumbo. I think Rifkin could talk himself into believing that it’s my fault my dog is not an astronaut.

    • bilderbuster

      I believe Rifkin is very passionate about the need to teach this nonsense to Whites.
      I also believe Rifkin feels that this is in his group’s best interest to indoctrinate Whites with this propaganda but I don’t believe for a second that Rifkin believes this himself.

      • Spikeygrrl

        You give Rifkin far too much credit. IMO, he believes his own bull sincerely and completely.

    • BlueSonicStreak

      Actually… When I was a child, I honestly believed that human beings were no smarter than animals, and that their only barrier to communicating with us verbally was the physical structure of their vocal cords.

      I attempted to teach my cat to read, because I thought we could then communicate by her pointing her paw at letters on a board of some sort. I kept a notebook of my observations on her progress and the possible success of the study.

      Needless to say, we didn’t get far together. She scratched me.

      My insistence on the crushing oppression of “speciesism” was childish; but at least I was actually a prepubescent child.

      Liberals claiming that everyone is exactly and perfectly equal is a childish refusal to see reality. It’s a kind of idealism that is charming in the young, but it is being coddled to the point that people well past their youth are still clinging to it.

  • A Freespeechzone

    WHEN will White parents take a stand and stop this crap?

    Make NO mistake, liberals and White apologists want Whites to just cower and allow minorities to abuse and discriminate against them—legally.

    This is NEVER about equality—but, punishment, ‘payback’ and retribution for BEING White.

  • John

    Burk by name Burk by nature

  • cherrie greenbaum123

    Rifkin is a ……..oh, never mind……

  • Luca

    “As science teachers, we have to take an active role in undoing the bias in our society,”

    I love how liberals come up with these slogans and sayings that are backed by zero evidence. They want everyone to believe the propaganda without questioning it. If a problem exists, they never get to the core reason why, but apply a solution as if the only possible cause is racism or some other “ism.”

    He needs to study science a little closer and do a few experiments to prove he has found a problem and then prove the cause of the problem.

    Otherwise, he is just one more hyper-opinionated liberal, and you know what they say about “Opinions”

    • John Smith

      Whatever happened to dealing with logic and facts, not speculation and social engineering?

      • Well, Mr. Smith, you would be talking about science then, and vegetarian homosexual Marxists with nipple rings don’t do that.

  • Caucasoid88

    People who are born white tend to have an [sic] set of advantages over those born black.

    Agreed.

    • TruthBeTold

      I don’t think he meant it the way you’re reading it but I concur.

      • Caucasoid88

        Let’s be real. That’s what they mean by white privilege when it all boils down to it.

        • Alexandra1973

          Somehow we didn’t earn it, therefore we’re not allowed to have it.

          How do you earn your genetics, anyway?

      • Charles Martel

        Well blacks have the advantage of being able to resist malaria with sickle cell, and if a hyena was chasing both of us he would have the advantage as well. Being able to count to six without dropping something that needs to hands is white privilege

        • TCA

          typo alert.

  • Alexandra1973

    “People who are born white tend to have an [sic] set of advantages over those born black.”

    And why should we whine and moan over that? Some people get dealt better hands in life than others. So Whites get a better package deal than Blacks overall. It’s nature.

    I respect anyone who does the best with what they’re given, instead of whining about what they don’t have.

  • CallahanAuto

    This physics teacher isn’t afraid of losing his job, feels he can roll out crackpot curriculum just because his progressive pals are in power. I despise him, and I wish him harm.

  • Tully

    Moses Rifkin? Very tribal and no friend of whites.

  • bilderbuster

    Only a Moses Rifkin would want to teach his White students about the nonexistent White Privilege instead of the very real Jewish Privilege. Moses Rifkin and members of his privileged minority would seek to expel any student who dared to bring it up and would most likely have any teacher who could easily prove it does exist fired for doing so.

    • meanqueen

      These kinds of Jews are not necessarily defenders of Jews, usually the opposite. They work to destroy themselves as well.

      • Musashi5000

        They’re called Edomites.

  • MekongDelta69

    E = Rifkin/Lunatic Squared

  • david dorian

    ‘He felt “jealous of my colleagues in English and History who got to talk every day in class about society’

    This is a VERY telling statement. It shows that anti-racism is just a giant status display game at whites expense. And this guy is more than eager to get in on the action. Boring physics provides NO opportunity for moral grandstanding.

    Destroying white society is GENOCIDE. He is promoting that. Very immoral.

  • antiquesunlight

    It really baffles me how a white person can be so deluded about their own race to the point of working very hard to brainwash school children. I just don’t get it. It’s outrageous.

    • Americaandthewestshouldbewhite

      That is called white guilt or self hate.

    • John Smith

      Moses Rifkin – I wonder what ethnicity he is?

      • Whatever else, I’m betting on “vegetarian homosexual Marxist”.

        • John Smith

          I hope the sarcasm was obvious.

      • antiquesunlight

        Yeah, but Burk does not sound like a Jewish name.

    • Musashi5000

      White?

      • antiquesunlight

        Most American and European Jews are white. The fact that some of them don’t have the interests of non-Jewish whites at heart is another matter.

  • Ella

    So whites are racist at the atomic level now? How is this related to learning trajectories in physics? As a parent, i want my money back!

  • Americaandthewestshouldbewhite

    I guess he will teach how the protons are black and the neutrons are white and so there is racism at the atomic level as well.

  • Anon

    Here is a question. Exactly how long would a fruitloop like this keep his job were the teachers unions disbanded?

    Of course, he’s not doing anything different than most teachers of all subjects, up to and often including grad school are doing.

    Although many people have degrees in one “science” or another, I rarely, RARELY meet ANYONE, especially people with letters after their name, who understand even the BASICS of science. I have never met another person with a basic understanding of the standardized rules of logic or even that knows that’s what logic is. Everyone I’ve ever met understands “logic” the way Spock means it on Star Trek. Actually, their level of misunderstanding of technology amounts to widespread belief in science fiction, even magic. Some of the most important scientific discoveries……well, is it a discovery if no one, anywhere, knows about it?

    Good example is evolution. Most people assume they 1) know what evolution means (when in actuality they have only the most vague understanding and 2) assume there is so much scientific evidence for it, it’s fact and 3) it has something to do with religion (yes…if that religion is satanic atheism….which has used this more or less as dogma for decades).

    I could write a book on this. Several already have been written, so I won’t bother. One of the most thorough (also, the most mind crushing boring but so overwhelmingly comprehensive that even the most brainwashed idiot will get it), is Evolution Impossible. Before I read that book, I thought I knew alot about how Evolution is junk science. After reading that book, I understood that I have only a generalized understanding that is a good 50 years behind current knowledge in biology. Which is shocking to someone like me who is concerned that “evolution” is primarily used to keep people from knowing about the more important scientific discoveries of our time (for example that the current knowledge proves beyond any doubt that there have been MANY non-human, intelligent, tool using bipeds that coexisted with us…now extinct). Descent of Man is a fraud. Now proven fraud. But where does that leave us.

    Anyway, you don’t know just how thoroughly Evolution has been debunked because a good 50 years of scientific knowledge has been suppressed. Safely tucked away in various esoteric journals only ultra-specialists read while books used to educate people are filled with lies. It would take a good 100 pages just to scratch the surface.

    And that is only one theory. But, if you want a true shock, start talking about this and get real specific, especially among the barely educated (bachelors degree holders, particularly in biology). These people don’t know anything (yet assume much) and experience extreme cognitive dissonance as you make them aware of things they don’t know. Many will cite books they haven’t read. Start to talk to them about them (having actually read, say a couple of Dawkins books) and mentioning the incorrect information in them and you will be lucky if they don’t light a torch and shout “heretic”.

    That’s the difference between education and brain washing. Science and religion. One is objective, based on common experience, wisdom and specific rules everyone agrees upon. The other is science…it’s adherents burn people at the stake.

    No…not really. But since almost everyone who thinks they know what science is, acts that way…yes really. Real science, inexorably, unavoidably, objectively, leads to other conclusions. In other words…if you believe evolution, that’s not your opinion. It’s not even an argument. You’re just ignorant. You don’t know (or pretend not to know), well, everything…since that canard fails every test put to it.

    • John Smith

      I doubt private schools have unions, however.

    • BlueSonicStreak

      Dear god. I doubt you could even name a shred of research in the biological sciences today that doesn’t at least implicitly support the theory of evolution.

      You’re a nut.

  • meanqueen

    Where do race realists send their children to college? Is there any college on American soil that doesn’t engage in this nonsense?

    • Ike Eichenberg

      Not many.
      You have to expose your children to reality (safely of course) before they get to high school much less college and teach them how to think for themselves.

    • Ella

      Trade or technology schools might be “safer” due to less liberal art studies and more hands-on certified training. I think more Northern Europeans are avoiding college and tend to favour mechanical and lab certifications.

  • pwnful truth

    I saw the same thing in college. Statistics professors, biology professors, all of them wove Libero-communism into their classes and if I ever noticed out loud then I was assured to receive a grade of C. Every C I received in college I got this way. The rest were all A and B grades for keeping quiet

  • Musashi5000

    Who here is surprised?

    Are you surprised when a dog barks?

  • Musashi5000

    This guy has zero interest in fighting “injustice” (whatever that is).

    He has every interest in stirring up chaos and conflict.

    Ever was it thus.

  • Michael Robert Ryan

    Well, this is just f***ing great. I am a Physics major myself and thought that by majoring in a STEM field, I could escape most of the Cultural Marxist indoctrination. Looks like they’ve found a way to infect even the hard sciences with this bilge. I’d switch my major to pure mathematics, but they’ll probably eventually find a way to infect that, too. Hey, I just had a thought: maybe this is like the academic version of white flight.

  • Musashi5000

    Maybe everyone needs to stop suffering these fools and start treating them with the contempt they deserve.

  • Who Me?

    “Ultimate Frisbee”!?! REALLY? (I wonder how he’d stack up against either one of my dogs in “ultimate frisbee”?)

    • Olorin

      But HEY! Do either of your dogs have a prestigious master’s in education from UW-Seattle——AND a science-lite bachelor’s from BROWN!!!!

      Seriously. Look it up. It’s quite the rage in the urban PNW and New England.

      People of a certain sort refer to it as “Ultimate.” Yes, with a capital U. It’s a litmus in my book for which people to take not seriously at all. “Dood, sorry, but can’t help this weekend, got an Ultimate tournament.” The ideal time sponge for hardbodied himbo puppy boys.

      Around here, some people go play a round or three of disc golf with the kids from time to time, but it’s just that. You don’t make it a lifestyle any more than our parents would have made miniature golf one. Sure as hell don’t get upscale teaching jobs at snooty academies for it.

  • Itooktheredpill

    This semester in Med school I have to take a medical sociology class. Yesterday was the first class….the brain washing has already started and like the good sheeple they are most of my class mates fall for it hook line and sinker.

    Yesterdays class contained a hefty dose of feminism. What this has to do with medicine is really beyond me.

    The sad part is that a lot of my male classmates most of whom are brain washed, spoiled, feminized beta male millennials agree with just about everything that is said. The females I can at least understand, this generation of women are mostly hopeless regarding the feminism question in my experience, but for the guys to be sitting there and agreeing is truly depressing. Keep in mind these are genuinely intelligent people for the most part.

    There was a moment where I choose to speak up. I really don’t know why I bothered. I should have just kept my mouth shut like experience has taught me to do. Trying to reason with drones is pointless.

    • meanqueen

      I go back and forth with this one myself – do I speak up and register in their little pea brains that others don’t agree with them, or just withdraw further because it’s too much hassle? I’m glad you spoke up, but it probably didn’t achieve anything. Sigh.

      • Itooktheredpill

        There is a part of me that simply hates sitting there quietly and occasionally, such as yesterday my anger gets the better of me and I speak up.

        However 9 out 10 times its a mistake.

        1) For many of these people this is basically a religion. Its a huge part of who they are and what they think. We all know what happens when a heretic challenges the religion. Get the stakes and oil ready.

        2) This battle is not going to be won in this particular classroom. Even if you did win the exchange what would it do, a bunch of drones actually “unplugged from matrix” for all of 2 minutes just to slip right back into it. Many of these people are that far gone. People need to learn on their own through life experience that they have been feed a big pile of steaming crap for most of their education.

        3) You genuinely risk getting in trouble. These teachers are the type of people who may honestly screw you for disagreeing with them. In no way are these people honorable or trust worthy. The look the teacher gave me yesterday was basically you sexist patriarchal bastard how dare you suggest men and women are simply different due to thousands of years of evolution for completely different roles, not to mention drastically different biochemistries. Everyone knows its because of society and social roles. Women can do everything men can.

        I mean what can you do when you face such overwhelming stupidity? Its really not worth it. The people who have designed this system have done their job incredibly well.

        • TCA

          Reach for the crown of martyrdom.
          It’s what we do. It’s why we’re not like them.

          • Sakhal Nakhash

            I don’t want to be a martyr.
            A martyr is just a glorified victim.

    • BlueSonicStreak

      Feminism IS relevant to medicine in at least one specific way – since men and women are different, they can manifest the same illnesses differently, and may require gender-differentiated treatment. Historically, many clinical studies have used entirely or primarily male subjects…which means that some gender differences were not observed and recognized. Feminists DID do some useful work beginning in the 80s in drawing more attention to the shortcomings of thinking of men as stand-ins for “people” in general, and thinking that medical treatments that worked for men would work for “people” (i.e. men AND women).

      Outside of that, I have no idea what the relevance would be.

      • Itooktheredpill

        Sure. But that sort of stuff is obvious to me. It only reinforces what I was saying that men and women are biologically different in many ways and in some cases need to treated differently.

        What we were being taught was that men and women act and think differently primarily due to social roles and social expectations.

        • BlueSonicStreak

          I have been in this situation before. The ace up my sleeve is how many trans people I know. Liberals never want to say anything perceived as harmful to trans people.

          I will put up my hand, and say something like, “If culture and social gender roles are the entire explanation for how women and men act and think, how is it that transgender people experience their socially-assigned gender as torturous? If we’re blank slates, and accept whatever gendered socialization we’re taught, how do trans people even EXIST?” I might hammer the point home by talking about high pre-transition suicidality in trans people, and telling personal stories about the pre-transition misery I have seen in people I know. I will draw a parallel between our inability to change the sexualities of homosexuals (since that’s currently thought by liberals to be biologically innate), and our similar inability to “cure” trans people of cross-gender identification through ANY available therapy.

          I might also bring up the fact that people who have traumatic brain injury to their limbic system can display confusion about their gender identity that did not exist pre-trauma. (Not cross-gender confusion, more like something closer to depersonalization. Haha, degenderization? This is is still a curious indication that the limbic system may be heavily involved in gender identity, and is damaged somehow in trans people.) I might (depending on long how I’m able to talk) bring up David Reimer, the little boy who was raised as a girl in the 70s after a botched circumcision to prove “blank slate” theorists correct – he never adjusted to being raised as a female, transitioned back to male in his teens, and ultimately committed suicide. He appeared to basically suffer PTSD from his years as a “girl.”

          I will demand to know how ANY of this fits their paradigm.

          I have never gotten anything but flustered stammering in response.

  • Realist

    Usually physics teachers have more intelligence than that.

  • Robert Smith

    I believe Mr. Rifkin is the son of Barbara Spectre. ; )

  • dewdly

    Rifkin should trade jobs with a black physics teacher in Detroit.

  • Julius Caesar

    You really do learn something new every day.

  • Hy Alldredge

    I attended a highly regarded private school in my high school days, almost entirely free of social justice indoctrination. Real rigorous, classical liberal arts curriculum. In my junior year we had a fresh out of college English teacher who had us read all black and feminist grievance literature – except for Joseph Conrad which we read through the “lens of racism.” I remember thinking “What the hell is wrong with this guy? Why are we reading these crappy books?”

    Point is, I’m sure the students in the class realize this guy, and the six day unit, are a total joke. Especially the Asians.

  • John Wilson

    Plan for White geNOcide that “anti-racists” implement:

    1) Flood EVERY & ONLY White countries with MILLIONS of non-Whites

    2) Force integrate these immigrants into White communities. This is done with the aid of Federal Laws

    3) Push interracial relationships night and day in the media & newspaper
    advertisements, in ONLY White countries

    4) Anyone that objects is called the r-word!

    5) Then, inform the Whites of their inevitable brown future

    Anti-Racist is a code for anti-White

    • HughManatee

      Derp

  • Evette Coutier

    As a physicist I am deeply offended. Physics and chemistry were the last bastions of pure science. It is being corrupted by this bovine feces. This is what happens when you lower academic standards and allow nitwits into serious academic study. Sickening.

    • Beweis

      So, how would a physicist prove white privilege scientifically in the light of anti-white affirmative action?

      • Evette Coutier

        First, you must define your terms clearly so that objective measurements can be made. Then it’s a simple issue of correlating statistical data. You must show a correlation between being ethno-white to unjustified personal gain against all other minorities and ethnic groups. To do this you must measure all factors that contribute to the notion of privilege and the acquisition of benefits based on it as well as non-privilege based benefits.

        A simple example would be to take basketball. Is there a case to be made that whites have institutional advantage because of their ethnicity, and what benefits have they derived that can be directly linked to said privilege. Next, we must root out the perceived benefits against measurable traits that contributed to that success that are not related to ethnicity. Thus, we can then calculate a statistical percentage of benefit that is exclusively due to cultural advantage unrelated to merit. We do that for every ethnic group to cross reference the relative gain or loss each group enjoys against each other. Then we get a result. Being white gives you a one percent cultural advantage in basketball. But that has no meaning until we clearly define in measurable terms what advantage is. You can’t measure an undefined term.

        • Beweis

          Well. given affirmative action is anti-white racism, then I would simply invoke this to prove white privilege does not exist.

          • Evette Coutier

            What I described would detail all privilege enjoyed by any ethnic group. Affirmative action is benefit without merit, and therefore must be defined as race based privilege. This is exactly why liberals refuse to define privilege in clear measurable terms. Once it can be measured it can be debunked.

            Liberals are very skilled at developing schemes that hold others accountable while avoiding any accountability on their own. They do this by creativing unmeasurable systems of guilt and responsibility that only apply to their political opposition. Even if they are guilty of it injustice themselves, their justification system always is predicated on countering said injustice. They use the rationale that two wrongs make a right to perfection. To their credit no amount of hypocrisy, double think, or violation of their own principles is ever allowed to inhibit their agenda.

            It must be noted that we the opposition restrict our ability to counter their polemic because we self-regulate. Ethical and moral standards handicap our ability to overcome cheaters. The old saying “cheaters never win” is bogus at best. Cheaters win. It’s why they cheat. We all know this and yet we are so attached to principle and our sense of fair play that we’d rather lose the game than not play fairly. This I believe is because most liberals were kids who never got picked in school to play games so they never were inculcated with a sense of sportsmanship and fair play during their development years.

          • Beweis

            Wow, either you are smart or we are both stupid.

          • Evette Coutier

            You are too kind. But thank you for the nice words.

  • Paleoconn

    So even STEM is being poisoned by the CultMarx.

    Rifkin….Is that Irish?

  • John Wilson

    A white person who cares about their race and wants to see it survive into the future is deemed a “HATER” “RACIST” “WHITE SUPREMACIST” “NAZI” by the anti-white Establishment.

    Meanwhile, the anti-white Establishment and its supporters are doing their best to eliminate white children via MASS non-White immigration and “assimilation” in EVERY & ONLY White countries.

    This IS White geNOcide!
    Anti-racist is a code word for Anti-White.

    • Ella

      Historically, many whites who became disenfranchised under British rule vacated these colonies dealing with extreme poverty, ethnic isolation and lacking employment for survival. I still see a mass White exodus if the situation does not change. Sadly, what is left of the former colonies may be an utter failure after 500 yrs.

  • SolStans

    Two thumbs up on the “Quant”avious pun.

  • richardmullins

    in general I think that the very difficult subjects that are being taught (such as physics at graduate level) have evolved in part to maintain the status quo.
    However it is quite possible or even probable that the same material will be learnable more easily, given simulated VR worlds we can interact with.
    Charles Hamblin wrote a Ph.D thesis in the 1950, at London University. He says that a person has a “concept space”: which is an n-dimensional hyperspace.
    We should not automatically assume that physics is unlearnable. Only a minute percentage of non-native speakers of Chinese have proficiency in Chinese. But any 6 or 10 year old “black, white or brindle” will absorb a knowledge of Chinese effortlessly if they are placed in a social environment with Chinese speakers.
    In the right social environment, people would learn physics as effortlessly as a duck swims.